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Blockbuster Gains Half-a-Million Subscribers: Is the DVD Rental Giant Back?

After Netflix’s second big gaff, Dish Network unveiled its new Blockbuster Movie Pass service, which offers DVD rentals and video streaming for $10; however, did they really capitalize on this opportunity? Yes and no. We’ll start with the no. While … Continue reading

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Starz and Netflix End Negotiations for Streaming Deal

HackingNetflix.com’s ongoing poll suggests that Netflix’s price increase, which took effect yesterday, will not yield the apocalyptic exodus that people on social media sites predicted; however, how will news that Starz announced that they are ending negotiations with Netflix over … Continue reading

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The Death and Afterlife of a DVD Rental Giant, Blockbuster

Since 2009, NCR Corp. has rolled out about 9,000 Blockbuster Express DVD rental kiosks around the country. While this is only a fraction of Redbox’s 30,000 rental kiosks, Blockbuster Express has made significant headway positioning itself as a competitor to … Continue reading

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